Apple Pro Apps Bundle for Education

Pro Apps Icons

Yesterday, Apple announced it Pro Apps Bundle for Education, which is available for K-12 schools and higher eduction institutions.  These are pro, industry level apple for video editors and musicians.  The app included are:

The bundle is priced at $199, while individually these apps would set you back $630.  They are available for faculty, staff, and students in higher education and primary and secondary schools.  Pickup the apps here: http://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop/product/BMGE2Z/A/pro-apps-bundle-for-education

 

 

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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Mac: Booting a Mac In Target Mode

Image of Mac's Firewire Target Mode Symbol

If you need to access the hard drive on your Mac but you are having issues with the computer or you want to copy files to a new computer, you can boot your Mac so it acts like an external hard drive.   You will need to use either a Firewire cable or a Thunderbolt cable, depending on the ports you have available on both machines.

To boot in target disc, hold down the “T” key as you boot the Mac.  Your screen should show that the computer has booted into target mode (unless of course your screen is dead).  The target disc hard drive will show up on the other like an external drive.

This can also be done by going to settings and selecting target mode in the Starup Disk area (see image below)

Image of the Start Up Disk Panel on a Mac

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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